11:39 a.m. July 30, 2020
- Associated Press
Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain dies at 74 due to complications related to COVID-19 Cain had been co-chair of Black Voices for TrumpHerman Cain, former Republican presidential candidate and former CEO of a major pizza chain who went on to become an ardent supporter of President Donald Trump, has died of complications from the coronavirus. He was 74.
5:49 a.m. July 10, 2020
- By Pedro Nicolaci da Costa
A mostly white Federal Reserve can’t fix our diverse economic problems The Fed’s race problem undermines its leadership in a time of crisisThe Federal Reserve has a chronic white male problem that is going to make it harder for the institution to help lead the country at a historic moment of crisis that, by definition, requires a strong diversity of views.
12:11 p.m. July 7, 2020
- By Jeffry Bartash
Federal Reserve leaders see ‘bumpier’ recovery, slower decline in unemployment Rash of new coronavirus cases imperils fragile economic recoverySenior Federal Reserve leaders say high unemployment is all but certain to persist until a treatment for the coronavirus is found and that the central bank might have to take more steps to help the labor market.
7:08 a.m. June 15, 2020
- By Jacob Passy
As Supreme Court affirms workplace rights, LGBTQ Americans have a long way to go for economic equality The Supreme Court ruled Monday that civil rights laws barring workplace discrimination based on gender also apply to gender identity and sexual orientationThe Supreme Court ruled Monday that civil rights laws barring workplace discrimination based on gender also apply to gender identity and sexual orientation.
8:57 a.m. May 2, 2020
- By Andrew Keshner
The best way to spend your $1,200 stimulus check, according to financial advisers Your #stimulusdeposit could arrive as soon as this week — here’s how to use the money wiselyYour #stimulusdeposit could arrive as soon as this week — here’s how to use the money wisely.
2:06 p.m. April 16, 2020
- By Greg Robb
Fed’s Bostic says watching closely for signs of ‘unbearable’ stress among mortgage servicers Atlanta Fed president says housing market going through an unprecedented timeAtlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said Thursday he’s watching the non-bank mortgage servicers for signs of unbearable stress.
11:08 a.m. April 14, 2020
- By Greg Robb
Fed’s Evans: ‘Many, many things must go right’ for U.S. economy to recover quickly from coronavirus Chicago Fed president sees ‘caveats’ to hopeful story of short recession and recovery later this yearChicago Fed President Charles Evans said Tuesday that many things must go right if the economic pain from the coronavirus is going to be minimized.